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Nov. 14 5k honors memory of Terry Burk and Sam Case [Eagle Archives]

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Nov. 14 5k honors memory of Terry Burk and Sam Case [Eagle Archives]

November 6, 2015 by Kevin E. Dayhoff

On Nov. 14, the Westminster Road Runners Club and Westminster City Department of Recreation and Parks will sponsor the annual Terry Burk Sam Case 5K on the Wakefield Valley Trail — better known to older local runners as the Terry Burk Trail.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Burk, a popular runner and the second generation owner of a family candy store, the Treat Shop in Westminster.

Burk was struck by a car and killed while jogging with friends on Route 97 at Kalten Road on Aug. 10, 1995. He was only 48 years old.

Sam Case was among the original members of the Westminster Road Runners Club…

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